Lantern

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-3202

Description

Wood frame with chamfered and notched uprights and square chamfered edge on the top and bottom; holds four rectangular panes of glass; the top has a shaped opening and is fitted with a pierced tin panel and a wire handle; the upright post projects through the top and bottom; one side has cotter-pin hinges and a loop wire.

Details

Descriptive Terms

lanterns (lighting devices)
glass (material)
hardwood
tin (metal)
wire
Hardwood
Glass
Tin
Wire
LANTERN

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Device

Dimensions

9 x 5.875 x 5.875 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.985

Date

1780-1820 (Possibly)